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feel like cooking and home this morning? . >> that's >> good morning. wednesday, october 3. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. >> let's get to meteorologist jeras. >> it is a foggy start. you do need to take it seriously this morning. travel and could make for dangerous conditions at times. fog will linger through much of be aorning, but it will warm wednesday. we've got a big chill and a big weekend.ead on the a look at visibility. half mile at reagan national, . third of a mile at dulles when you get below a quarter s when it's really dangerous. low beams this morning d give yourself extra time. mostly cloudy skies this afternoon with maybe a few sunsine late in the
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day. degrees.nd 85 we will tell you more about the changes in the forecast, but now to traffic with angela. around 85 degrees. >> good morning. the low beams and allow space between you and the car in front of you. fog will be a factor for your morning drive. a live look at the capital actually, 270 and father hurley. of what youxample k fog.ncounter, thic we have not had many issues of note, so far. a live look at the springfield interchange. you can see a few lights at the bottom of your screen. be on alert for dense patches. back to you. >> thank you. our top story, 50 million expected to watch betweens debate president obama and mitt romney.
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the first of the debates for the candidates. there will be 3. what happens on the stage could .lay a big role at the polls brianne carter has a preview. >> after months of battling, obama and republican hopeful mitt romney will share the same stage in denver. the first presidential debate. >> governor romney and president meet on the stage behind me. >> the latest poll shows the for president is very close. what happens tonight could have campaignson the two that are winding down with e than a month left to go. g to the wall street journal, they will square off 15-minute six segments with a focus on the economy, health care, and the role of government. have been caring for weeks. break tuesday and wives weighed in on how big it will go. we are focused and i cannot for the contrast we will hear.
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>> he's a very good debater, so him to relax and be himself. if he is barack obama the country has come to know and t job. he will do a grea this is a great day for forident obama and his wife another reason. this marks their 20th wedding anniversary. obama will be in the audience for tonight's debate in denver. on holding a belated anniversary celebration on saturday. the president's campaign asking supporters to sign an anniversary cards for the first couple. what the debate at 9:00 tonight on abc 7. at 11:00, political reporter have insightwill and analysis. biden, airsident joe 11 was approaching the airport and then the pilot had circle for about 35 minutes because of thunderstorms.
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then his return trip to andrews was forced to land at dulles airport and he motorcade back to the naval observatory because of the weather. issued to an alert children at west springfield high school. this comes after a female that she was home.ed john gonzalez joins us with this >> really disturbing. this is a warning for all especially those in west springfield. that alert went out to parents attending westen springfield. according to the washington student got in parking lot on night around 8:00. there were a number of after- school activities that night. she tells police that when she headed home on old -- road, she noticed a suspicious man following her. dark blue four-
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sedan and the actually drove to her home, followed her all the way home and tried to her when she got out of your car. was able to get inside house before the man fled the scene. fairfax county police are looking to see if this is perhapscase connected to a couple of fondling cases last month involving two teenage girls and an adult female. they're all walking on the area when a man approached the three of them in occasions and grab them from behind. is now four similar cases springfield. unfortunately, police say the description is very vague. they have no leads and no arrests. reporting live in springfield, gonzalez. >> keep us posted. it is 67 degrees. >> still ahead, a tv news anger headlines for how she responded to a viewer's insult headlines for how she responded to a viewer's insult eggs, bacon, and pancakes.
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this is one image that shows two peoples to be street.down the you see all the damage and destruction. another picture shows people to assist one of the killed in the deadly bombings. three separate attacks this in the aleppo section of syria. 27 dead and more than 70 d.jure buildings destroyed. this is what it looks like in syria. we're just getting these videos from the associated press. we hope to get more information the deadly situation that's on several weeks now. we hope to have that later in the newscast. back to you. >> thank you. we will take a look at because weoutside, fog.a lot of dense fog advisory in effect in maryland and extreme virginia, were visibilities will be down 2 1/4 times. less at we don't have advisories for the
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immediate metro area, but we do fog. that will be a concern. between a third of a mile and a half mile. -- there's a dense fog advisory maryland and extreme virginia where asibilities will be down to quarter mile or less. morning fog willing your, giving to mostly cloudy skies. few breaks of sunsine later today, 82-86 degrees. let's check on traffic now. >> good morning. as you prepare for the drive, fog will be the big factor. you are dealing with wet pavement as well. if a live look at traffic. nothing going on for the most part in terms of incidents. at a lot ofng 395 on theding on northbound side. also, heading into springfield 95, building lanes open and
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loving well. 270, no incidents to report. quite well on 95 columbia as well as on the b-w parkway and route 50 in mount, lanes incidentmoving without that's the latest from the traffic center. back to you. >> thank you. 5:12. >> new details on the accused shootings.he for the a dispute over
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>> you are watching abc 7's "good morning washington" with cynne simpson and steve chenevey. this is "good morning washington," on your side. new developments in the the beard worn by psychiatrist nidal hassan. a military court wants to hear theyarguments before major can be forced to shave his beard for his murder trial. that he grew the beer his muslim faith. the army ban on beer its. of killing 13 people n 2009. hood i turning to the scandal at penn state. graduate assistant mike mcqueary has filed a againstlower lawsuit the university. testified against jerry sandusky in during the sex abuse
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.rial treatment from the the arrest ofce y sandusky has caused him distress and embarrassment. now he is suing for millions of dollars in damages. a television news anchor in wisconsin took to the airways in after a viewer called her overweight. said it has more to bullying. >> your children will probably someonehool and call fat if you do that and home. to bed to teach our kids critical and we need to do that by example. >> jennifer livingston has thank her viewers for their support. the man who wrote the e-mails about bullying but that he wants her to and wasm yourself
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offering only advice and support. >> we all get e-mails from time time that we think, you did to say >> you often get e-mails about appearance over your performance of. >> absolutely. >> it is what it is. we do appreciate your feedback. i want your feedback today. and me some pictures of fog. it will be issued through the hours. it is going to be a gloomy start, unfortunately. that is not a blank picture. that's overlooking the potomac. is so thick that you can barely see the memorial bridge to this morning. where we have fraud advisories. much of maryland. the metro is not included in the dense fog advisory. it has visibility above a
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quarter mile. use caution in any way. check out visibility across the region. a mile in many areas. a half mile in gaithersburg. the worst of its in western maryland where it's between a a mile and a quarter of a mile. the 71 degrees at reagan national, 64 at dulles, 69 in quantico. i think the sprinkles will be of here. breaks and a few working in from the west late this afternoon. hopefully, we will get a peak of sunshine. a weather system today will be lifting towards the north and eventually bringing in the drier air as high pressure builds. but in the the system will bring in the and cold weather. mostly cloudy today. through the morning. 82-86 degrees. fog developing late tonight, 62-
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67. look at the extended forecast. a strong cold front bringing conditions on the weekend and dropping temperatures. low 60's by columbus day. send me those pictures on twitter or facebook. m you.d love to hear fro funny. my name a little now let's check on traffic with angela. >> good morning. fog is a big issue for the morning commute this wednesday. be alert for spud and stretches visibility -- sudden stretches. some cameras you cannot see at all. not bad on 66 as you cross the roosevelt bridge. it is still a quiet trip from parkwayce william remain. quiet through centreville and into fair oaks. inbound 66 this morning.
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capital beltway, north of the foggy,n legion bridge, for that especially on bridges and overpasses. because just as you head out this morning. back to you. >> thank you. samsung wins one round in the but apple ispple continuing to been as well. >> here's rob nelson. >> samsung wins a round. a u.s. judge lifted a ban on of the galaxy tablets. is still seeking a ban, but this will allow samsung to sell the 10.1 for the holidays. samsung is still the leader in u.s. smartphone market, but apple is catching up quickly. posted some big gains in market share. blackberry and windows are continuing to lose ground. book may soonxt g as a flashcard soon.
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>> the nationals wrapping up the season this afternoon against the phillies. last night they took care of business. adam laroche at the bottom of the sixth inning at the plate. he hits a bomb to right field. that puts the nationals up 2-. his 33rd home run of the year. they win 4-2. o's fighting the yankees for place last night against tampa. chris davis goes deep at the top to center, a solo shot. need to, winning 1. the yankees also won. one game to go. have a great day. >> thanks so much. we are looking at 68 degrees. the news continues at 5:30. >> an alert for parents and students in fairfax county. ♪
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>> live and in hd, this is "good morning washington," on your side. >> straight ahead, the presidential candidates hope preparation pay off on the stage tonight. president obama and mitt romney facing off for their first abate. good morning, washington. wednesday, october 3. i am cynne simpson. >> i am steve chenevey. some let's get to meteorologist jacqui jeras. we have gone from a half mile to about 1/3 of a mile in the district. fog is the big headline today. this will be lingering. it could linger until noon. temperatures will be warm.
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a warm wednesday. wen the road, a big chill as approach the weekend. let's look at the visibility at hour. concentrated in the metro. 1/3 of a mile visibility in. fog advisory in western maryland, extreme northern virginia. everybody should use extra n today. temperatures will reach their eighties this afternoon with a breaks of sunshine later on today. let's see how traffic is. don't even want to know, angela. >> we are quite surprised. to report things are moving quite well this morning despite the dense fog. it has gotten worse. here's a live look at route 1 morning at 110, moving l through alexandria. there has been a report at huntington avenue of the
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disabled vehicle traveling on route 1. elsewhere, business as usual for the most part in maryland. the b-w parkway as well as 95 laurel looking normal. at father hurley boulevard, just foggy conditions. we are moving along quite well building volume southbound. back to you. >> thank you. you can call this a must see tv for millions of americans. huge audience expected for tonight's first presidential debate. 50 million people. romney and obama facing off at the university of denver. brianne carter has a look ahead. >> good morning. new numbers this morning show obama holds a lead in ohio. a tie in virginia and florida. the candidates have been the swing states
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over the past couple weeks. now they will turn their attention to denver. they will share the same stage later tonight for their first presidential debate. tonight's focus will be about issues. you have heard a lot about that trail.campaign and the economy and health care. expected to be a lot of back- forth between them on those. those they are hoping to gain .omentum we have just a month before voters start heading to the polls. we will continue to follow this throughout the day. more coming up later on abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. just in time for the first is sculpted debate, head mold of the two atdidates now on display wax museum ins downtown d.c. they will have a kids election inent at the museum
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getmber where the children to choose which one they want. what the debate at 9:00 tonight 11:00, scott thuman will offer his insight. the examiner reports tim kaine purchased $3 million in ad time radio, and the internet. his campaign has spent $7 ads.on so far this year on he's locked in a tight race with for the senate seat .eing vacated >> a developing story in fairfax county. take a precaution after female said a man followed her .ome john gonzalez is live outside west springfield high school. >> police are investigating a disturbing situation. least fourbeen at in the same area in west springfield. recent case involving a student at west springfield.
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according to the washington a female student left the g lot at the school monday cart when she was in her and noticed a suspicious man .ollowing her she told the police the man was blue four-door sedan and he followed her all the way home. of burkhart, at her.ried to approach was able to get inside the the man fled the scene. fairfax county police are trying out if this disturbing is possibly linked to a fondling cases last two teenageing girls and an adult female. three separate incidents of all women walking on sidewalks in the west springfield area they were approached by a man and grabbed from behind. clear if the cases are connected, but they are similar in nature. police don't have any strong leads. reporting live in springfield, john gonzalez. >> in years after the d.c. area
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the victimsks, being remembered. will be invigil gaithersburg tomorrow night for the victim's. over three weeks into thousand two. 10 of the victims died. john allen mohammed were arrested october 24, 2002. malval is serving a life sentence in a virginia prison and the other man was executed. >> a potentially huge gamble for the redskins. it has nothing to do with what's happening on the field. we will have
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we are live the taste of d.c. coming to pennsylvania avenue this october 6 through october 8. us online for more reformation. >> good morning, washington. >> good morning, washington. i am meteorologist jacqui jeras. making me hungry. is our headline. that will be a concern through a the morning. advisory is in effect across parts of maryland. i want you to consider yourself , because it's widespread. visibility down to a half mile less in much of the metro area. temperatures are very warm. degrees at reagan national,
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winchester,, 63 in 69 in fredericksburg. fog will stick around. mostly cloudy for the afternoon of sunshine,aks 82-86,. very, now to traffic. still good? >> still pretty good, for the most part. building in volume especially on interstate 95 through quantico. seeing some red lights, but no o 395.delays heading t on the beltway in springfield, t of thea live sho springfield interchange. areas.og in some accident reported in that facility at the springfield interchange. 3 95on the ramp to northbound. the springfield interchange, traffic moving well to the interstate 66. now back to news. >>
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today at 4:00 right here on abc 7 >> . tonight on abc 7 news at 5, in navy, the first black to reach admiral. we will speak with michelle howard, a proud graduate of the naval academy. us about the challenges and obstacles she has top,ience climbing to the command to a u.s. air daring rescue in international waters. a story tonight on abc 7 news at 5:00. >> the washington redskins battle ton on the expand gambling in maryland. >> the team owner dan snyder on fans to vote for question 7 on the november allow cable games at casinos and to authorize a new casino possibly the national harbor in prince george's county. the team says it will create improve funding for schools. t fans have mixed reactions. for him to ask all his fans
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what heteam to endorse s unprecedented. >> it creates jobs. people need jobs right now in this area. it's a good thing. >> opponents say casino owners not students or the unemployed will be the beneficiaries of expanded gambling. baltimorer of the taking a stand against the referendum that would sex marriage in maryland. matt birk is expected to appear in a video opposing a lot. of hismes after one ayanbadejo,randon in a commercial supporting same-sex marriage. >> taking a look at news of philadelphia police an internal investigation into an officer video punching a woman in the face. this incident happened during rican day festivities. the woman was arrested and charged with disorderly. disorderly the officer has been placed on leadesk duty.
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outt should be meted what we aref with.nted >> the head of the police union officer is eager to tell his side of the story and says there's more to what happened than what's in the video. this man will spend five days in after he pleaded no contest with acking his wife sandwich. he was arrested after he pushed his wife down during an and robbed the sand which interface. deputies found pieces of the carpet inside their home. >> more problems for american the company has withnced another flight seeks - on loose seatws. -- seats. >> an entire row of seats on the
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camelines flight lows in mid air. the first happened saturday. monday on aas miami.from jfk to >> the seat slipped backwards and it was a nightmare. people were on collapse of the -- people behind them laps of the passengers them. >> accidents happen. the seats were not properly secured. lmproperly installed saddle c amps. >> we have a lot of confidence. determined what they a potential problem, but we are focusing our attention on making sure they
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properly installed. >> american filed for chapter 11 year andy late last g with laborugglin troubles if. than 1000 american flights pastbeen canceled in the month and 12,000 were delayed. ready appeared to be to come back to the bargaining table. >> did you hear about the big spat on "american idol? >> this is nicki minaj versus .ariah carey my goodness, it's boiling over. "american idol spend a lot of to getver the summer judges to spice things up. nicki minaj and mariah carey are .oing that look at this fight to they got yesterday. ]screaming and cursing
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[in distinguishabl \ / \ / \ / \] \ >> the got into a fight after listening to one of the got into anand r to let ther whethe through.t you can hear minnie jackson telling everyone to come down. nicki minaj telling mariah carey that if she's not going to treat .er like your royal highness we all knew this would happen, no big surprise. tmz obtained this video. it was obviously shot by someone the room.side if we will see if it makes it thisone of the episodes fall. i doubt that will happen. >> a battle of the divas. they had to take a couple days after that debacle so
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could get their nerves together. >> thanks for that. >> bald men are killers in the world but that can pizza hut is scaling down their stores. it's let's say good morning to linda bell at bloomberg headquarters. industry,ss phone a deal expected today. in talks to merge with metrobus acs, to bring more for them. analysts say the two will not put much of a dent in the at&tance of verizon and without the iphone 2 offer. restaurants expanded and remodeled, pizza hut is going .mall it's downsizing to allow it to turn a profit fast. isivery and carry out mostly idea. bald men are perceived to be a
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masculine and the dominant have greater leadership potential in some cases than with linda bell reporting for abc 7 news. back to you. >> thank you. 5:52. jacqui jeras is joining us. a nightmare for drivers out there. >> i know. thick.og is very p it has gotten worse in the last hour. advisories in effect across much maryland, extreme northern virginia, and new jersey. fog stretching all the way into new england. even though we don't have an the metro area, you still need to be cautious. down to about 1/3 of a the district and at dulles and a half mile in manassas.
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we are seeing reduced visibilities and that will be with us through much of the and lingering towards noon. 72 as the temperature at reagan dulles, 63 int frederick, 70 at bwi. all the rain is lifting towards the north. you might squeeze out a sprinkle, but that's all today. air will be building in. that means we will start to get breaks in the clouds this afternoon. looking into the future, an area pressure and a warm front continuing to live up to the north. behindessure building but we will not cede amperatures drop much until front comes through by the weekend. will be blustery and much cooler. today's forecast, morning fog, cloudy, 82-86. developing again tonight, 62-67.
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80's for the rest of the week the big plummeting temperatures. word?, what's the >> dense fog all around the area. reduced visibility out there. enough, plansss for a slow drive this morning. low beams and allow extra travel time between you and the vehicle in front of you. let's check the drive in virginia. just a few incidents. we still have a disabled vehicle n alexandria on route 1 at huntington ave. and the accident still on the northbound 395 on the little slow going, from the outer loop of the beltway at the springfield interchange. g quite well movin fog.te the dense a live look at the beltway at new hampshire ave. still have a we pattern that became effective this week, from new university, all together, no
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this next story and is very difficult to stomach. these are the details. chinese restaurant in kentucky accused of serving road kill. health officials shutdown the after the owner admitted to bring in road kill. a customer called authorities a dead deer being brought in during a lunch last week's. out. was a leg sticking bottles on top of it and there were billeted in really quickly. and one of the other employees up the >> the restaurant owners have commented on the situation. some customers say they don't they would eat there again. >> they don't know? >> they will think about it. celebration turned into shock during a junior hockey game in
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missouri. >> he jumps up and falls through e glass. he was not injured. his team went on to win the game got a really cool story tell his friends. >> the dancing is over for another celebrity. the all stars addition. joey fatone at and helio did not scores, it was bristol palin. was kept in the competition. joey and kym. >> some viewers just not in sync with him. he said he was looking for to sticking around for few more weeks. there were a lot of other that wee had in mind noted to do and now will chance to do it. what was disappointing
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